[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 29, 2014)]
[Pages 24020-24021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09631]



[Docket No. NRC-2014-0091]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public 
comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal 
of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are 
required to publish this notice in the Federal Register under the 
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: Grant and Cooperative 
Agreement Provisions.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0107.
    3. How often the collection is required: Technical performance 
reports are required every 6 months; other information is submitted on 
occasion, as needed.
    4. Who will be required or asked to report: Recipients of NRC 
Grants and Cooperative Agreements.
    5. The estimated number of annual responses: 218.
    6. The total number of hours needed annually to complete the 
requirement or request: 5,081 (4,742 reporting hours plus 339 
recordkeeping hours).
    7. Abstract: The Acquisition Management Division is responsible for

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awarding grants and cooperative agreements (financial assistance) for 
the NRC. The Acquisition Management Division collects information from 
assistance recipients in accordance with grant and cooperative 
agreement provisions in order to administer NRC's financial assistance 
program. The information collected under the provisions ensures that 
the Government's rights are protected, the agency adheres to public 
laws, the work proceeds on schedule, and that disputes between the 
Government and the recipient are settled.
    Submit, by June 30, 2014, comments that address the following 
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
    2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
    3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected?
    4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology?
    The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly-available 
documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's 
Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests 
are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC's 
home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice.
    Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made 
available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be 
edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC 
cautions you against including any information in your submission that 
you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should 
reference Docket No. NRC-2011-0091. You may submit your comments by any 
of the following methods: Electronic comments go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2011-0091. Mail 
comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Kristen Benney (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Kristen Benney (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; 
telephone: 301-415-6355, or by email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of April, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kristen Benney,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-09631 Filed 4-28-14; 8:45 am]